Our favourite up-cycling projects of the week

By Holly Royce

Did you know?

Nothing that can be recycled should be going into landfill. By recycleing, reusing and upcycling we can save an estimated 17kg per month (200kg per year) of C02 a month. Recycle everything you can. Anything made from metal, wood, most plastics, paper and cardboard, and electronic e-waste are all likely to have a recycling option.

We have searched the web for easy DIY’s and up-cyling projects to save you time and energy, that you can invest into you new project. Check out our 3 favourite projects for this week!Screen Shot 2013-07-30 at 11.23.40 AM

Old glass jars to chic vase with GemMadeIt

Head over and read as Gemma explains the easiest ways to sterilize and clean glass bottles/jars in her blog post. She also shares some great crafty ideas on giving your glass jars a new life as chic vase or as homemade condiment holders. Click here to find out more.

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Old lamp and ripped doilys to stylish new lampshade with A Beautiful Mess.

Have you ever found a perfect lamp with a damaged shade? If so, this next DIY is for you! Kinsey dreamed up a way to recycle your damamged lamp and doilys. Enjoy! click here to find out more.

Finally, the third is a brilliant way to reuse and up-cycle old tin cans – We love it!

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Don’t forget to head over to the 1MW website for information on taking action against dangerous climate change! We are daughters, mothers, sisters and grandmothers getting on with practical climate action to live better for us and the planet. Join the movement at www.1millionwomen.com.au

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